Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Tonga, you would:
live 6.1 years longer
In Tonga, the average life expectancy is 78 years (76 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022. In Hong Kong, that number is 84 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022.
make 8.8 times more money
Tonga has a GDP per capita of $6,400 as of 2019, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $56,200 as of 2020.
be 11.6% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Tonga, 22.5% live below the poverty line as of 2010. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
be 2.7 times more likely to be unemployed
In Tonga, 1.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2011. In Hong Kong, that number is 2.9% as of 2019.
be 79.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Tonga, approximately 12.4 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Hong Kong, on the other hand, 2.5 children do as of 2022.
have 60.4% fewer children
In Tonga, there are approximately 20.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Hong Kong, there are 8.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 2.2 times more likely to have internet access
In Tonga, approximately 41.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In Hong Kong, about 92.0% do as of 2020.
spend 45.0% less on education
Tonga spends 8.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Hong Kong spends 4.4% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
see 74.9% more coastline
Tonga has a total of 419 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Hong Kong: At a glance
How big is Hong Kong compared to Tonga? See an in-depth size comparison.